The Heart of Jarvis

The fans received their first glimpse of Jarvis Landry as a leader last year on HBO’s Hard Knocks. The newly acquired receiver, fed up early in training camp with the practice habits of his teammates, went on a F-bomb laced tirade in a position meeting, letting them know the shoddy habits built during the previousContinue reading “The Heart of Jarvis”

Will the Real Baker Mayfield Please Stand Up

Baker Mayfield is lost, and he’s running from the light. Many want to pin the loss Sunday night on Freddie Kitchens, and he deserves blame. But this L is Mayfield’s. You cannot win in the NFL with poor quarterback play. The Browns have proved this for 20 years. You can hand wring and fist stompContinue reading “Will the Real Baker Mayfield Please Stand Up”

Browns take Baby Steps

In a few weeks, there’s a chance we’ll look back on the Browns’ performance Monday night and see where the seeds of improvement were planted. While far from a dominant game, especially offensively, they played as a team, more than in week 1. Lost in the excitement of the talent acquired over the last twoContinue reading “Browns take Baby Steps”

What the Hell

This was the worry since they hired Freddie Kitchens to take over as head coach of the Cleveland Browns. Would his lack of experience cost the team games? Would he be able to handle the collection of egos acquired by John Dorsey? Week One wasn’t great. Too many penalties. 18 is obnoxious. The Browns lackedContinue reading “What the Hell”

Kramer, the best Seinfeld character

The best entrance in the history of television. Perhaps patrons yelling “Norm!” each time Norm Peterson entered the bar on Cheers is the most memorable. But for sheer, unpredictable comedy, nothing beats Cosmo Kramer sliding into Jerry’s apartment. The precision with which the door whips open and Kramer slides in is art. When watching episodesContinue reading “Kramer, the best Seinfeld character”